Chapter 7 (p. 57)
1. What is the significance of the following: the armbands? Felix’s predictions about the future?
2. How does Felix answer his own question – ‘Why would the Nazis make people suffer like this just for the sake of some books?’ (p.64) Why is this a turning point?
3. Theme: Loss - Use colours, symbols and text to explain how this theme was represented in this chapter.
4. Reflection: Displacement. Think about the many things the people forced to travel on the road had to abandon. Apart from material possessions, what else would they have had to leave behind? (e.g.: other people, businesses, family heirlooms, pets, freedom, wealth etc…) What could they bring with them? (e.g.: spiritual beliefs, knowledge, loved ones etc…)